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The flag is bleeding

November 18, 2016

The purpose of this essay is to extend the American Studies Department as a safe space. In 2004, a year after the American Studies Department launched, we purchased the rights to use the image of Faith Ringgold’s oil paint...

Responses to Trump’s win

Hamzah Yaacob

November 18, 2016

Donald Trump’s victory in last week’s presidential election has elicited reactions from many campus communities. His campaign opened a Pandora’s box of divisive rhetoric aimed at people of color (POC) and religious minorities no...

Pro-Trump post on class Facebook page incites controversy

November 17, 2016

At 12:53 a.m. last Thursday morning, Hunter Barrington ’20 posted in the Macalester Class of 2020 Facebook group. The post began, “I am a Trump voter.” Eight hours later, it had more than 40 comments. Injected into the ...

Bringing Sexy Mac! Safe(r): Thinking about spaces at Mac for conversations about surviving violence

April 12, 2013

It might say a lot about my activities on campus when I say that I really know my icebreakers. I have participated in enough trainings and encountered enough leadership-building exercises to have a good sense of what does and do...

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